The Hamilton Beach Personal Cup 49970 is part of the Coffee maker test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Single-serve coffee maker models like the Personal Cup 49970 are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.
First-cup speed: Indicates how quickly the machine produces the first cup of coffee. This also includes the time required to heat any internal water reservoir from room temperature.
Repeat speed: Reflects how quickly the machine produces a second cup.
Temperature consistency: Reflects how closely the second cup matches the first cup in temperature.
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